Baby Born With DNA From 3 People Through Controversial TechniqueScientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people -- the mother, the father and an egg donor.
Gov. Brown Requires CPR Instruction In High SchoolsGovernor Jerry Brown signed into law Saturday AB 1719, a law that requires hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instruction, along with Automated External Defibrillator awareness in high school health classes,
Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In The Bay AreaOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with tons of information to highlight not only the disease and the lives it affects, but also the opportunities to join in the efforts for education, research and funding. Awareness is a start to finding a cure to breast cancer one day soon.
Gov. Brown Approves Dispensing 1-Year Supply Of Birth ControlCalifornia women will be able to make fewer trips to the pharmacy to pick up birth control under a new law.
Leprosy Found In Southern California Elementary StudentA case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student,
Human Germs and Bacteria Seen As Weapons In War Against CancerBay Area scientists are on the hunt to discover how a person's own germs may be the best medicine in the war against cancer.
WiFi Device Developed That Can Detect User's MoodWhat if your computer or smartphone could tell if you’re happy or sad?
Tuberculosis Case At Skyline High School Prompts Health ScreeningsOakland school officials and Alameda County health officials are working to investigate a single case of tuberculosis at Skyline High School.
No Codeine For Kids, Pediatricians SayFor decades, codeine has been used for pain relief, but a new report is warning about some potentially deadly dangers for children.
Stanford Doctor's Last Letter Project Helping Dying Patients Get ClosureA Stanford doctor is helping her patients write a last letter to loved ones as a way of healing emotional pain and minimizing regret at the end of life in what’s known as the Stanford Friends and Family Letter project.
Toxic Algae Plaguing 40 California WaterwaysToxic algae has shown up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the highest count in state history.
Life-Sized 'Where's Waldo?' Game Gets Children's Hospital Patients Out Of Bed In OaklandConstruction workers putting up a new building at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland are playing a life-sized game of Where’s Waldo? with the young patients next door.